A Moving Child Is a Learning Child: How the Body Teaches the Brain to Think (Birth to Age 7)
Grade Up to-1
In order to learn, kids’ need to move! Grounded in best practices and current research, this hands-on resource connects the dots that link brain activity, movement, and early learning. The expert authors unveil the Kinetic Scale: a visual map of the active learning needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and primary graders that fits each child’s individual timetable.
Teachers, parents, and caregivers will find a wealth of information, actionable tips, and games they can use to support children’s healthy development—all presented in a lively, full-color format with demonstrative diagrams and photos. A final section offers easy-to-implement activities geared to the Kinetic Scale.
Downloadable digital content includes printable charts, games, and activities from the book plus a PowerPoint presentation for professional development, parent handouts, and bonus activities. An ideal tool for coaches, mentors, and trainers.Introducing the Kinetic Scale
- unique framework encompassing all the elements of movement: reflexes, sensory tools (sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch, balance, and intuition), motor tools (power, coordination, and control), and (more...)"
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Aug. 7, 2018
I facilitated an ECFE class based on this book. This book links brain development with physical development and motor activities. It has easy to read, visually appealing guides about the …
May 1, 2016
As an occupational therapist who works with children, I am constantly looking for resources to help explain to families and educators why it's so important to encourage kids in self-directed …